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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Greek Row at the Unviersity of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wed. March, 7, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor| Daily Utah Chronicle)

Sexual Assault Reported by Student at Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer October 4, 2022

  On Thursday, a student reported being sexually assaulted at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house. An email with information on the incident was sent to University of Utah students Monday.  According...

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‘I felt so angry’: Roommate of Zhifan Dong Says Her Death Was Preventable

By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer July 16, 2022

  This article discusses domestic violence and murder.   Zhifan Dong, a first-year international student at the University of Utah, was 19 when her boyfriend Haoyu Wang injected her...

19-Year-Old International U Student Killed Off Campus, SLCPD Continues Investigation

19-Year-Old International U Student Killed Off Campus, SLCPD Continues Investigation

By Kayleigh Silverstein and Natalie Colby February 11, 2022

  This story contains discussions of domestic violence.   On Feb. 11, 2022, in the afternoon, the University of Utah campus community was notified of the death of a 19-year-old international...

Salt Lake police officers in riot gear charge at protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Unrest in the City: A Photo Series

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor July 10, 2020

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Demonstrators march in the Juneteenth protest around downtown Salt Lake City on June 19, 2020. ( Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Blackness

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor June 20, 2020

Three weeks ago, after coming home from a protest, Natasha Cadet decided she wanted to celebrate.  It came after weeks of heading to the state capitol, marching through downtown Salt Lake and organizing...

Grace Cunningham and Ammon Roberts take a knee with fellow protestors after marching from the state capitol to the Wallace Bennett Federal Building in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on June 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

As Protestors Demand the Defunding of SLCPD, Salt Lake City Council Reviews Demands in Virtual Meeting

By Ivana Martinez, Natalie Colby , and Megan Mckellar June 9, 2020

  Eds: Story includes vulgarity “This is not a riot, this is an uprising. This is not a riot, this is a rebellion and successful uprisings and rebellions become revolutions,” said speaker...

Bernardo Palacios-Carbajals mom, Lucy Carbajal, mourns her son at his vigil on June 6, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Candle Light Vigil Held in the Rain for Victim of Police Brutality Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby June 6, 2020

On May 23, Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal was shot over 20 times in the back and killed by Salt Lake City Police. On June 5, the body cam footage of the murder was released, and on June 6 a crowd gathered...

(Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle) Black Lives Matters protesters march for George Floyd in downtown Salt Lake City on May 30, 2020.

As #BlackLivesMatter Protests Reach Salt Lake City, Protestors Surround SLCPD and Utah State Capitol

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby May 30, 2020

Update: Gov. Gary Herbert has now mandated an 8 p.m. curfew for the night of May 30, 2020. Salt Lake City Police Department announced on Twitter the curfew will be mandated until Monday, June 1....

Etzli Cortez-Trujillo, 22, went missing on April 23. (Photo courtesy of Stephany Cortez)

Family of Missing Person Etzli Cortes-Trujillo Calls for Action from SLC Police Department

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby May 9, 2020

  On Wednesday, April 23, Etzli Cortez-Trujillo was last seen by their silver Volkswagen which had been in an accident in North Ogden Divide, Utah. Cortez-Trujilo, 22, who goes by “Ez” and...

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Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer July 16, 2019

  On Monday, July 15, Salt Lake City’s mayoral candidates gathered for a debate hosted by the Pioneer Park Coalition. Broadcast by KSL-TV and live-streamed on Facebook, the forum was moderated...